Highland Park 18 is the 18-year expression of the Highland Park distillery located on the island of Orkney, the northernmost part of Scotland. Also known as "Viking Pride", it is stated that sherry barrels are mostly used in the maturation of the expression.
If you would like to get to know the Highland Park distillery closely and learn more about the "Viking" vineyards of the brand, to this post .
Highland Park 18 (İskoç Single Malt, %43 abv)
Nose: Intense oak, vanilla, cinnamon and chocolate notes are accompanied by fresh herbaceous and smoked scents. It is also possible to get fruity scents by airing the glass. Quite balanced and aromatic.
Palate: Sweet flavors such as honey, toffee, cinnamon, brown sugar are accompanied by black pepper, salt, espresso, oak and soot. Creamy and rich.
Finish: A warm, long finish with soot, black pepper and toffee.
Comment: An expression that shows that the distillery character of Highland Park that we are used to has reached a great point after 18 years of maturation. It is especially worth emphasizing the balance and richness of the nose.
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